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2019 Vol. 1

Mazak Boosts VTC-300C Performance With MAZATROL SmoothG Control

To further enhance its exceptionally productive VTC-300C Vertical Machining Center, Mazak Corporation has added the MAZATROL SmoothG CNC and its suite of SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY software solutions. The new control complements the VTC-300C’s full traveling-column design, automatic tool changer and powerful 40-taper spindle, all of which combine to enable fast cycle times and accurate machining for extremely long and heavy workpieces in industries such as construction, agriculture and energy production.

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Mazak Advances HYBRID Technology With MegaStir Acquisition

Mazak Corporation has announced its acquisition of MegaStir, a supplier of friction stir welding (FSW) tools and technology located in Provo, Utah. With the acquisition, Mazak continues to expand and build upon its HYBRID Multi-Tasking Machine Technology. The new Mazak MegaStir will provide further system advancements and evolve into an FSW technology center. A resident FSW machine in Provo as well as in other Mazak Technology Centers will provide customers the potential for real manufacturing solutions in a DONE IN ONE® capacity.

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Event: DISCOVER MORE WITH MAZAK Midwest 2019

Discover how to enhance your shop’s ability to cut parts and stay competitive at our DISCOVER MORE WITH MAZAK Midwest event, where you’ll have the chance to experience Mazak technology, hear from applications experts, participate in interactive presentations and discuss your own operational challenges with Mazak personnel. Be sure to stick around after the event for the 28th annual Technology & Manufacturing Association (TMA) Precision Machining Competition for Illinois high school students, who will be competing for 25 awards in six categories.

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Event: DISCOVER MORE WITH MAZAK Northeast 2019

Learn how you can shorten part cycle times and new-operator learning curves with MAZATROL Smooth CNCs, catapult part-processing capabilities with HYBRID Multi-Tasking and optimize your production efficiency and output with SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY solutions at the DISCOVER MORE WITH MAZAK Technology + Education Event at our Northeast Technology Center. Along with all the technology advantages you’ll see, be sure to join us for lunch and dinner on May 14 and 15, as well as the opportunity to meet – or even hire – recent graduates of local schools and technical colleges at our Student Day on May 16.

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Case Study: R-Tech Takes Big, Bold Machine Approach to Manufacturing Success

At the onset of business with its now key machine tool supplier, R-Tech Tool & Machine in Wamego, Kansas, kicked off the relationship the complete opposite way most other shops would have done. Instead of a conservative start with maybe smaller, moderately priced technology, the shop purchased, in the words of Doug Routh, president of R-Tech, “the biggest and baddest machine” Mazak offered.

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2019 Vol. 2

Climb the levels of Multi-Tasking with QUICK TURN

Mazak's Kentucky-built QUICK TURN Series of CNC turning centers offers you Multi-Tasking power, from basic milling and turning to Mazak's DONE IN ONE® part processing. This multi-configuration machine series combines productivity, accuracy and reliability for small to medium-sized parts – and provides your ideal level of performance.

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Mazak wins 2018 Top Plant Award from Plant Engineering

Our Florence, KY manufacturing plant has become a technology showcase, with machine connectivity and data access for maximum productivity. We're delighted and honored that Plant Engineering magazine chose us for its prestigious 2018 Top Plant Award.

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Mazak expands state-of-the-art spindle rebuild center in Kentucky

Our newly expanded and updated Spindle Rebuild Department offers industry-leading services with factory-trained technicians, advanced capabilities, OEM certification and ultra-quick turnaround.

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Basin Precision Machining LLC transforms workflow with Mazak automation

To combine high-mix/low-volume production with single-piece production flow – and virtually eliminate setup time – lean manufacturer Basin Precision Machining implemented Mazak PALLETECH System automation and the Mazak SmartBox launch platform.

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2019 Vol. 3

Unleash Your Manufacturing Potential at DISCOVER 2019

Whether you’re looking for the single new machine that will transform your shop’s capabilities, exploring automation technology that will let you turn out the lights for unmanned operations, searching for digital tools to simplify your processes or considering machine connectivity solutions that will link all your production cells together, you’ll find what you’re looking for at DISCOVER 2019

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Yamazaki Mazak Corporation Announces Leadership Transition

Yamazaki Mazak Corporation announced that President Tomohisa Yamazaki will become the company’s chairman while Vice President Takashi Yamazaki has been named the new president. The transition, which took effect June 24 and coincides with the company’s 100th anniversary

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Mazak Technology Centers Are There for Your Manufacturing Success

Across the United States, in Canada and in Mexico, our network of Mazak Technology Centers puts our customers first so they can take full advantage of their investments in Mazak manufacturing technology. Situated in key geographic locations to reach and benefit every customer

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Mazak Further Boosts VTC-200C Performance With MAZATROL SmoothG CNC

Mazak has supported the efforts of job shops and major manufacturers alike by enhancing the already exceptionally productive VTC-200C Vertical Machining Center with the addition of the MAZATROL SmoothG CNC and its suite of SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY software solutions.

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Case Study: Magnum Machining, Inc.

At one point in time, Magnum Machining Inc. processed the majority of its parts with a bevy of vertical machining centers (VMCs). Unfortunately, that type of machining platform didn’t quite mesh with the shop’s part-production needs.

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